U.S. potato farmers grew more acres of accepted certified seed potatoes in 2021 than they had previously produced since 2017. Certified seed acreage totaled 106,651 in 2021, up from 103,858 acres t... more »
A life in farming seemed to be preordained for Mike Telford. “I grew up in Utah in Bountiful. My father was what they called a truck farmer, and they grew all the vegetable crops you can imagine,... more »
Three international drink makers have brought new potato-based drinks to market. New opportunities for potato growers — both in the U.S. and abroad — could arise, if the new products take off. Int... more »
Supply-chain woes and economic inflation are on the minds of many Americans these days, and the effect of those problems hasn’t escaped the potato industry. Supply-chain backups are not only hind... more »
(NOTE: This is the first of a two-part series on the Vision 2026 program to rethink the seed potato certification system.) A crop consultant’s persistence to help seed potato growers and belief t... more »
According to the International Society of Precision Agriculture, “precision agriculture (PA) is a management strategy that gathers, processes and analyzes temporal, spatial and individual data and c... more »
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